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171. Children with ADHD twice as likely to be bullied
A new study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders offers insight into which children are most likely to be bullied, and which ones might do the bullying. Researchers analyzed data from the National Survey of Children’s Health. They found that nearly half of children with ADHD are victims of bullying, while about 1 in 7 kids with ADHD bully other children. Other factors found to be associated with being bullied include children who had difficulty making or keeping friends, family financial strain, developmental delay and intellectual disability. The strongest predicator of bullying behavior was observed to be a child who argues too much.
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